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You’re Invited! A Conversation About Education: Indianapolis Schools Divided

The Oaks Academy Middle School started accepting vouchers immediately because it was part of an accredited network.
The Oaks Academy Middle School started accepting vouchers immediately because it was part of an accredited network.
Dylan Peers McCoy

Join education reporters from Chalkbeat, WFYI and IndyStar in partnership with the Indianapolis Public Library to continue a community conversation and a recent series of articles examining why inequality and segregation persist in Indianapolis 60 years after the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education outlawed “separate by equal” schools — and solutions that could lead to change.

READ MORE: Find the entire series here.
READ MORE: Find the entire series here.

Event details:

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016
Indianapolis Central Library
40 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis, IN
Get tickets here

Our panelists:

  • Carole Craig, Indianapolis education advocate and former education chair for the NAACP
  • Louis Norris, associate director of student services for Perry Township, oversaw the district’s desegregation busing program
  • Mary Ann Sullivan, Indianapolis Public Schools board president
  • Ahmed Young, education director for the city of Indianapolis’ Office of Education Innovation
  • Kevin Brown, Indiana University law professor who has studied desegregation and race in education

The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested but not required. Friends and colleagues are welcome!

Questions? Email our community editor at scavazos@chalkbeat.org.

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